The Economist dubbed 2019 as The Year of The Vegan and Veganism is becoming more prevalent in various sectors of society moving from being a small group to a mainstream lifestyle choice.
The #vegan has reached 85.8 million posts on Instagram, perhaps the most millennial marker of a lifestyle choice gone mainstream. Plant-based diets are no longer considered a form of restriction, in fact, vegan options are now easily available, from supermarkets to restaurants to purely plant-based cookbooks. The Economist also reported that the vegan food business is booming, with sales of vegan foods last year rising 10 times faster than food sales as a whole in America.
We know that, done right, veganism can positively impact both our health and the environment. But with an avalanche of information available, it can be an overwhelming topic. So whether you’re already vegan, or just thinking of going a little more plant-based, here’s a breakdown of how it can help in the face of our current climate crisis.
So whether you’re already vegan, or just thinking of going a little more plant-based, here’s a breakdown of how it can help in the face of our current climate crisis.
Focusing on Farming and Land; Water and Pollution; Deforestation and Carbon; Energy and GHG emissions; Sustainability and Ethics these 5 areas make a big impact on the climate crisis. All involve the excesses of Animal Agriculture. Going vegan is the most powerful thing you can do to do your bit to save our planet from the Climate Emergency.
Read the full article: https://www.vogue.com.au/culture/lifestyle/5-ways-veganism-could-save-the-planet